THQ announced the return of the incomparable Mike Tyson to the ring – virtually – in WWE ’13, the revolutionary next installment in the WWE flagship videogame franchise. Often touted as the “baddest man on the planet,” the boxing legend and former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world will be available as an exclusive playable character for consumers who pre-order the videogame at any participating retailer in the United States or Canada for the Xbox 360 videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 3.
3 Sprockets, an indie development micro studio, today launched the first major update for its award-winning fast paced, action packed original 3D Tower Defense game Cubemen. The free update available introduces online co-operative play for the first time with Mayhem mode, 14 fresh new levels and the ability to seamlessly customize units. To coincide with the release Cubemen is now available at a discounted price of US $1.99 until June 28, 2012.
EA and NHL.com announced that Philadelphia Flyers forward Claude Giroux has been selected by fans as the EA SPORTS NHL 13 cover athlete. Giroux beat Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne in the final of the first ever EA SPORTS NHL Cover Vote campaign by less than a one percent margin, in what was the closest matchup of the entire campaign. NHL 13 will be available onSeptember 11, 2012 inNorth America andSeptember 14, 2012 inEurope.
Aftermath is a post apocalyptic racer that pits you against a horde of enemy drivers in a race for death or glory. In a future ravaged by war, the last remnants of mankind stand defiant. Refusing to accept their doomed fate, they compete in brutal races – pushing themselves to the limit as they grasp for one final chance at glory.
Okami HD brings Amaterasu’s epic tale to the PS3 with fully integrated HD graphics and 16:9 aspect ratio. The trademark sumi-e ink art style lends itself perfectly to HD allowing players to experience more of the awe-inspiring world displayed in greater detail than ever before.
A day before its release and just 10 days before the Tour de France grand opening, Pro Cycling Manager 2012, the definitive cycling simulation, shows off more electrifying gameplay in the launch trailer! Gorgeous sequences immerse racers and their pro teams into the heart of the action of the world’s most prestigious cycling competitions. The race starts tomorrow on PC… get ready to lead your team to victory!
Deep Silver and 49Games released a new trailer for Summer Stars 2012, a sports game for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft (compatible with Kinect for Xbox 360), PlayStation 3 with PlayStation Move support, and Wii. The video allows sports enthusiasts to get to know the variety of summer challenges the game has to offer and gives a taste of the thrilling atmosphere at the different venues around the world. Summer Stars 2012 is available now.
This week, the tight level design and vertical gameplay of Battlefield 3: Close Quarters comes to the PS3, followed by its release next week on Xbox 360 and PC. Creating a highly competitive and deadly environment, Close Quarters is a themed expansion packs that features enhanced destruction, letting players riddle the environment with bullets to reduce entire locales to rubble. Everything from furniture to plaster can be shot to pieces, and players can see the result of the mayhem as rubble and debris pile up on the floor around them.
Konami announced that Puzzle Chasers, an all-new puzzle based game, is now available for Facebook. An exciting spin on the classic, family-friendly jigsaw puzzle experience, Puzzle Chasers features an adventure storyline with memorable characters, hilarious sidekicks and top notch artwork, rarely seen on the Facebook platform! The game will test players’ puzzle skills as they try to find the correct Jigsaw pieces to complete a picture before time runs out.